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Woman's dress

Long shirt-waist dress with short sleves and piping around peter pan collar and upturned cuffs, with nine buttons down in the front, in blue, yellow, red and black abstract shell print. Labelled "St. Michael's Regd - BS. 38/36 - B. 36 H. 38 L. 56 - 5187/502 - This garment should be dry cleaned"...

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Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

English, about 1947

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Center back: 130 cm (51 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1409

Medium or Technique

Rayon (?) crepe, printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes